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Got 'im. He(?) edited the post a week after.... 16,074 Views / 273 Replies  
Got 'im. He(?) edited the post a week after. Added a spam link about dildos. Kinda doubt Trump sells those.
Posted by reader50, on Today at 06:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So asking for money is the same as trying to... 14,128 Views / 240 Replies  
So asking for money is the same as trying to steal money? Her explanation is going to be interesting.
Posted by reader50, on Yesterday at 11:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Alternative idea: film with clouds present. From... 5,572 Views / 135 Replies  
Alternative idea: film with clouds present. From the pic, all you're seeing is sunlight reflection. When the angle isn't right, the thread vanishes.
Posted by reader50, on Aug 12, 2019 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does the script require the water to be clear, or... 5,572 Views / 135 Replies  
Does the script require the water to be clear, or could muddy or polluted water fit the story? (food coloring, or someone upstream dumping baking soda)
Posted by reader50, on Aug 12, 2019 at 04:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Assuming your plane does not intersect one of the... 475 Views / 4 Replies  
Assuming your plane does not intersect one of the cylinder ends, your intersection is going to be an ellipse.

Width of the ellipse will always be the width of the cylinder. Length is all you need....
Posted by reader50, on Aug 10, 2019 at 02:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We're waiting for something suspicious. Though I... 16,074 Views / 273 Replies  
We're waiting for something suspicious. Though I admit it's hard to buy already.
Posted by reader50, on Aug 9, 2019 at 03:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In order of decreasing power. APC 675 VA... 1,214 Views / 16 Replies  
In order of decreasing power.

APC 675 VA (360W) (https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16842301701) $61
CyberPower 625 VA (360W) (https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16842102336) $52
APC 600 VA (330W)...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 8, 2019 at 06:49 PM, in Applications
I don't disagree with the trend, but disagree... 2,091 Views / 41 Replies  
I don't disagree with the trend, but disagree with the destination. IMO we cannot allow the death of privacy. With cops watching everything we do outside 24/7. At present, resource cost prevents them...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 8, 2019 at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The phrasing is reasonable in my opinion. Yes,... 2,091 Views / 41 Replies  
The phrasing is reasonable in my opinion. Yes, the cops can drive by and see anything in public. But they usually aren't driving by and watching. And I believe police need warrants to plant cameras...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 8, 2019 at 02:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Death and Taxes are guaranteed. Other issues have... 1,214 Views / 16 Replies  
Death and Taxes are guaranteed. Other issues have to be fiddled with.

Try a basic $60 one. If it works, great. Even if it doesn't, you've eliminated a cause, and you're protected during the next...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 8, 2019 at 12:39 AM, in Applications
UPS = Uninterruptible Power Supply It's a... 1,214 Views / 16 Replies  
UPS = Uninterruptible Power Supply

It's a box (containing a battery & inverter) that plugs into the wall. You plug your computer and selected peripherals into the UPS. If the wall power vanishes,...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 7, 2019 at 10:38 PM, in Applications
Mine is from 6-7 years ago, so not quite the... 6,871 Views / 76 Replies  
Mine is from 6-7 years ago, so not quite the latest.

If they use pulse checks, you can hear them checking cars ahead, before you're close enough to give a return. As the detectors have high gain,...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 7, 2019 at 01:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use a detector on longer drives outside my... 6,871 Views / 76 Replies  
I use a detector on longer drives outside my usual area. Lets me watch the road rather than watch for cops. I've never been pulled over with one, so no insights on that angle.

It lets you know a...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 6, 2019 at 11:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like you have a 2015 iMac, 21.5-inch... 1,161 Views / 3 Replies  
Sounds like you have a 2015 iMac, 21.5-inch display. Available in Retina and non-Retina versions.

The answer is the same for both versions though - the RAM chips are soldered to the logic board....
Posted by reader50, on Aug 5, 2019 at 05:53 PM, in macOS
Texas has an enthusiastic death penalty. He'll be... 42,549 Views / 515 Replies  
Texas has an enthusiastic death penalty. He'll be alive for a few years, until the appeals run out.

I've never figured out the appeal to shooting innocent strangers. If he's pissed at the...
Posted by reader50, on Aug 3, 2019 at 08:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hit Software Update and get the 10.14.6... 1,161 Views / 3 Replies  
Hit Software Update and get the 10.14.6 Supplemental Update. It addresses sleep issues, particularly wake-from-sleep issues.
Posted by reader50, on Aug 3, 2019 at 01:16 AM, in macOS
An old favorite. Created for someone who didn't... 5,681 Views / 75 Replies  
An old favorite. Created for someone who didn't rehost his sig.

http://forums.macnn.com/signaturepics/Cash/CashSig.php
Posted by reader50, on Aug 2, 2019 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Intermittent connection to the TM volume. It got... 1,214 Views / 16 Replies  
Intermittent connection to the TM volume. It got disconnected 6 times, each time reconnecting and remounting.

How is your TM volume connected? Network, direct USB, TB, FireWire?

The drive...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 31, 2019 at 01:52 PM, in Applications
It's refreshing to see workers with proper safety... 38,903 Views / 371 Replies  
It's refreshing to see workers with proper safety gear. If that were 3rd world, the boys would have tumbled down. As it is, he didn't even drop the cutting torch.

They were cutting off the tray,...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 31, 2019 at 01:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Expanse has been renewed... 16,433 Views / 300 Replies  
The Expanse has been renewed (https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/07/expanse-fans-no-need-to-worry-amazon-orders-season-5-of-its-new-sci-fi-show/) for Season 5.

S4 has wrapped filming, but won't...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 30, 2019 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoa, I didn't process that right away. The rider... 38,903 Views / 371 Replies  
Whoa, I didn't process that right away. The rider went under the trailer. Arms and legs all still attached. Impressive.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 28, 2019 at 10:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Suggest spray-painting the top cardboard red.... 5,572 Views / 135 Replies  
Suggest spray-painting the top cardboard red. Perhaps with splotches of green.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 28, 2019 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lot of work there. Assuming the lower layer is... 5,572 Views / 135 Replies  
Lot of work there. Assuming the lower layer is the bottom, it's closer to 200 apples than 100.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 24, 2019 at 11:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You have an ID, but "false alarm" has yet to be... 2,091 Views / 41 Replies  
You have an ID, but "false alarm" has yet to be confirmed. Be nice to see what he was scoping out. A drink from your garden hose, or checking your camera gear through the back window? Or making use...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 22, 2019 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Now the UK is holding an Iran oil tanker hostage.... 1,551 Views / 37 Replies  
Now the UK is holding an Iran oil tanker hostage. So Iran is holding a Brit oil tanker hostage.

At least it's entertaining. But also kinda dangerous.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 21, 2019 at 11:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Obama and Biden have not been in charge for over... 2,192 Views / 50 Replies  
Obama and Biden have not been in charge for over 2.5 years. The Buck stops at Trump today. Unless you're saying Trump is secretly taking orders from Obama behind the scenes?

The camps are here...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 16, 2019 at 02:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, I see quality of your school. Will see... 1,624 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, I see quality of your school. Will see career advance option right away.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 15, 2019 at 02:53 AM, in Gaming
A non-digital one should come back on. Mechanical... 2,091 Views / 41 Replies  
A non-digital one should come back on. Mechanical controls. But ... are those still made? All I see in the stores are digitals with remotes.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 15, 2019 at 01:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It could take some work to get your living room... 2,091 Views / 41 Replies  
It could take some work to get your living room AC to come on. The typical window unit does not come on after a power failure, which a smart socket simulates. You might need a smart AC with either...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 15, 2019 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd never heard of that. Makes sense. 58,321 Views / 391 Replies  
I'd never heard of that. Makes sense.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 14, 2019 at 09:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think you mean avoid it by not crossing the... 2,192 Views / 50 Replies  
I think you mean avoid it by not crossing the border. Pretty sure those within cannot just walk away. Without being chased and/or shot at.

The avoid option plays poorly with the kids, as their...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 14, 2019 at 02:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I've had an ACA policy since the first year. Was... 1,551 Views / 37 Replies  
I've had an ACA policy since the first year. Was never able to buy health coverage before. I do not feel duped, and yes, I could pay the deductibles.

It's not perfect. But it's something within...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 14, 2019 at 01:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You can reformat the drives to HFS+ or APFS. If... 1,989 Views / 5 Replies  
You can reformat the drives to HFS+ or APFS. If you don't need to share them with a Windows install. The main reason to use NTFS is sharing a drive with Windows.

You'd have to copy all data off...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 12, 2019 at 08:51 PM, in macOS
I had a thought today. Provoking fights with Iran... 1,551 Views / 37 Replies  
I had a thought today. Provoking fights with Iran does not contribute to US national security, so maybe it's not about that.

The Iran deal was Pres. Obama's signature foreign policy achievement....
Posted by reader50, on Jul 12, 2019 at 04:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If Trump has promised Brexit support behind the... 1,551 Views / 37 Replies  
If Trump has promised Brexit support behind the scenes, I'd be very hesitant to commit based on that.

Trump says many things each day. He's been much less consistent with follow-through. As an...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 12, 2019 at 11:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
macOS has long been able to read NTFS-formatted... 1,989 Views / 5 Replies  
macOS has long been able to read NTFS-formatted drives, but not able to write to them. It sounds like you're using a 3rd party NTFS driver to enable full write access. And it must be a 32-bit driver,...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 12, 2019 at 03:38 AM, in macOS
It appears there is no age limit for joining... 1,587 Views / 11 Replies  
It appears there is no age limit for joining AARP. 18 perhaps, if they require adults. They demand a birthday, because many of their partner benefits have age limits. But AARP itself doesn't seem to...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 10, 2019 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
20 years ago, we worried about keeping the high... 1,587 Views / 11 Replies  
20 years ago, we worried about keeping the high school kids in line here. And seanyepez was too young to be a Mod.

Now we trade tips on prescription drug discounts. It's getting scary.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 10, 2019 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's still high. And Apple's offerings suck: your... 2,798 Views / 44 Replies  
It's still high. And Apple's offerings suck: your choice of SSD chips soldered down, or using a proprietary M.2 variation. I like standardized interfaces.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 9, 2019 at 10:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The OS puts up a preview of the shot (in... 914 Views / 7 Replies  
The OS puts up a preview of the shot (in lower-right corner of main display). If you click on the preview, it opens in a mini-editor.

To disable this, command-shift-5 to open the screenshot...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 9, 2019 at 10:33 PM, in macOS
The Expanse. Those who haven't watched it, should... 1,923 Views / 22 Replies  
The Expanse. Those who haven't watched it, should give it a try.
Posted by reader50, on Jul 8, 2019 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't use google or FB for general logins... 1,609 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't use google or FB for general logins either.

On the router, you may have used their setup genie. If you logged directly into the router (192.168.1.1) with admin pass from the sticker, you...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 6, 2019 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This assumes they used a 24 GB MLC SSD. But if... 2,798 Views / 44 Replies  
This assumes they used a 24 GB MLC SSD. But if they used MLC, they'd probably go to 250 GB or larger. Total drive writes would become 2.5+ PB.

Do you have a source for them writing everything to...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 6, 2019 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Shaken, not stirred 1,461 Views / 1 Replies  
For anyone living in southern California, you know what I'm talking about. Free entertainment for two days in a row.

I'm far enough away that the latest 7.1 knocked some stuff off the supermarket...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 6, 2019 at 02:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I disagree. Steam locomotives are predominantly... 563 Views / 9 Replies  
I disagree. Steam locomotives are predominantly black. White locomotives are severely under-represented, not reflecting the general population at all.

This is obviously a case of manufacturer...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 5, 2019 at 04:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Does Fusion actually need SLC? That makes sense... 2,798 Views / 44 Replies  
Does Fusion actually need SLC? That makes sense for a drive cache, but Fusion is a managed drive extension. With commonly-accessed files (and certain boot files) kept on the SSD portion. I expect the...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 5, 2019 at 03:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For some reason, I thought the Fusion config was... 2,798 Views / 44 Replies  
For some reason, I thought the Fusion config was the smallest SSD option + the smallest HD option. ie: 256GB + 1TB HD.

Very cheap Apple. In your volume, you probably get the 256GB SSD for under...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 5, 2019 at 01:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It appears one-person-one-vote is not a right... 24,535 Views / 302 Replies  
It appears one-person-one-vote is not a right (https://www.theguardian.com/law/2019/jun/27/supreme-court-gerrymandering-ruling-verdict-constutition-districting) at the Federal level. SCOTUS concluded...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 4, 2019 at 01:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Last treasurer didn't understand spreadsheets... 1,306 Views / 3 Replies  
Last treasurer didn't understand spreadsheets well. The missing formulas with hard-typed values are a giveaway.

It sounds like you want to duplicate the formulas down the rows. Fill function and...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 3, 2019 at 11:30 AM, in Applications
Brenda left a message on my answering machine,... 9,638 Views / 195 Replies  
Brenda left a message on my answering machine, wanted to talk about recent changes affecting my federal student loans. Left a number to call back, and a case number.

Scam of course - I don't have...
Posted by reader50, on Jul 2, 2019 at 07:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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